By train to
surprizing Cappadocia

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Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 01 : Arrival Istanbul

    Arrival Istanbul Airports (Ataturk or Sabiha Gokcen). In assistance of our local professional tour guide transfer to the Hotel. Welcome-Cocktail and after distribution of the rooms, overnight. expand
  • Day 02 : Istanbul - Ankara

    Breakfast and departure to sightseeing tour including visit to famed TOPKAPI Palace, the great palace of OTTOMAN Sultans, St. SOPHIA Museum, a 5th century basilica with its spectacular frescoes and immense central dome still considered as an architectural marvel; The BLUE Mosque, exquisitely decorated with blue tiles; the HIPPODROME of the old city, location chariot races and the center of early Byzantine life, Underground Cistern, dinner at a selected restaurant on the Asian side of the city. expand
    Departure by train (Sleeping Car) to ANKARA - The Capital City of Republic TURKEY. Night drive.

  • Day 03 : Ankara - Cappadocia

    Breakfast on the train and by the arrival ANKARA sightseeing tour with the visits to Mausoleum of ATATURK, Museum of ANATOLIAN Civilizations, AUGUSTUS Temple and HAJI BAYRAM Mosque, ROMAN Thermal Baths and departure for CAPPADOCIA. Arrive at hotel, dinner and overnight. expand
  • Day 04 : C a p p a d o c i a

    Whole day in mystic Valley. Visits to Real open-air Museum in GOREME, Natural Castle UCHISAR, IHLARA Valley and its FAIRY CHIMNEYS, Underground Cities of KAYMAKLI and DERINKUYU, AVANOS, where production of ceramics is still made by the same technology as 5000 years before. Return back to the hotel for dinner and overnight. expand
  • Day 05 : Cappadocia – Konya

    Departure for KONYA. En route visit to Caravanserai SULTANHAN build by Seldjuks. Arrival in KONYA and visits to Mausoleum and Mosque of MEVLANA Djalladini Rumi, MEDRESE-Theological School KARATAY, dinner and overnight at hotel. expand
  • Day 06 : Konya - Pamukkale

    Departure for PAMUKKALE-Cotton Fortress and en route visit to HIERAPOLIS-One of the most famed of the ruins surviving from antiquity, (City Baths, Christian Basilica, Monumental fountain, Temple of Apollo, Theater, Martyrium of St. Philip, Necropolis-Containing tumuli, sarcophagi and house-shaped tombs, it represents one of the best preserved of the ancient cemeteries in Turkey.) to PAMUKKALE-The magnificent cotton-white plateau formed by the travertine deposits of the calcium oxide. expand
    Afternoon at leisure, dinner, overnight at hotel.

  • Day 07 : Pamukkale - Kusadasi

    Departure for famous seaside resort Kusadasi and en route visit EPHESUS, one of the most important and best preserved cities of the ancient world, with its huge theater, the Odeon, the Library, and Roman baths. On the way to Ephesus, visit the Temple of ARTEMIS, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world. expand
    Drive to the Basilica of St. John, which was build here after the death of Apostle John. Drive to the chapel of the Virgin Mary (Panaya Kapulu). Dinner and overnight in KUSADASI.

  • Day 08 : Kusadasi - Izmir - Istanbul

    Continue with the visits remained from Day 07 and departure to Airport for flight to Istanbul. Back home flight from Izmir Adnan Menderes Airport via Istanbul. expand


  • Accommodation at selected hotels, in Dbls with twc, on H/B or F/B basis except Day 1 in Istanbul where accommodation is on B/B basis.
  • Transfers Apt-Htl-Apt as mentioned in the program.
  • All excursions and visits of the museums mentioned in the program.
  • Transportation by modern touristic class buses with air-conditioning system.
  • Economy air fare on route IZMIR - ISTANBUL.
  • Guiding services of our local professional tour guide during the whole stay in Turkey.
  • Bridge Crossing, Highway, Ferry crossing fees, tips and portages.
  • Valuable Tax and services charge.
  • Tips and portages.
  • Each 21. person will be free of charge.